Skin care is an essential part of your beauty regime, no matter how expensive makeup you use if your skin is not healthy nothing is going to shine through. Achieving a healthy skin requires a lot of patience and care, it doesn't happen overnight. If you are someone who likes building a regime to take care of the skin, then make sure you also include some healthy food habits that will accelerate the entire process. White tea is one of the miraculous ingredients that has multiple health benefits for both skin and body. White tea is derived from Camellia Sinensis plant after the buds and leaves are sun-dried. If you are wondering why it is called white tea, that is mainly because the buds of the plant have fine white strings! It is regarded as the most superior tea out of all other varieties simply because of its high health benefits. It is a good source of antioxidants and is also low on caffeine, thus makes a perfect cup of tea for all the health freaks. You must have already heard about lot of health benefits of white tea that may include, preventing cancer to aiding in weight loss, oral care,diabetes management and many more. But today we have listed below some skin benefits that can surely make this tea your go to drink.
It helps in clearing out acne:
Being a source of antioxidant white tea can help in preventing acne. It can also aid clearing out the existing acne by flushing out the toxins from the body.
Rejuvenate your skin:
Consumption of white tea can make your skin look fresh as it works as a stress buster.
It contains theanine, that helps calm the frayed nerves thus makes you feel relaxed. If you are free from stress then automatically you will start glowing from within.
Prevent early signs of ageing:
It combats the early signs of ageing like fine lines and wrinkles, it also helps in healing the sun damage. It fights with the free radicals and prevents sagging of the skin. It strengthens elastin and collagen which prevents wrinkles.
How to use white tea for your skin:
Sipping a cup of tea every morning/evening can do wonders to your skin, hair and body health:
Take one glass of water and bring it to boil. Pour the boiled water in a cup and add one white tea bag into it. Let it steep in for 5 mins so that it absorbs all the flavor, you will see the water starts changing the color. After a while remove the bag and enjoy the freshly brewed healthy cup of tea. It has a sweet and fresh taste to it, you like you can add a drop of honey to it.
White tea cooling packs:
Apart from drinking white tea, you can also use the leftover tea bags to prepare cooling eye packs. Just store the bags in the fridge after you are done with preparation of the tea. Let it be there for overnight or for 5-8 hours and then use it directly under the eyes. It helps in calming your under eye and also reducing puffiness.
White tea as a toner or mist:
You can prepare a mist and store it in the fridge for long summer days. Take some tea bags and dip it in the water for some time. Let it completely get absorbed in water, later pour the mixture into a spray bottle and store it in the fridge. Use it as a toner or mist to feel fresh and hydrated during any time of the day.